DATE: July 12, 2021
POSITION: Biological Sciences/Wildlife Biology Faculty
Full-Time, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor
Start Date: January 2022 or August 2022
REPORTS TO: Department Chair, Biological & Physical Sciences and Mathematics
The Turock School of Arts and Sciences at Keystone College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Biology to begin ideally in January 2022. The start date may possibly be extended until August 2022.
A Ph.D. from a regionally or nationally accredited program in wildlife biology/wildlife management, fisheries biology, ecology, or a closely related discipline at the time of appointment is preferred: A.B.D. will be considered. A demonstrable ability to teach undergraduate courses in wildlife or fisheries biology, wetlands biology or ecology, vertebrate ecology, and conservation biology is a requirement. The ability to also teach a range of one credit field biology and/or study abroad courses that focus on identification, specific techniques, or specific topics is also required. These courses may include subject matter specific to the candidate’s interests and skills. The candidate should possess excellent field skills in identification, the ability to apply molecular techniques to wildlife/fisheries issues and research, and have a desire to cultivate and maintain relationships with local/state fish and game officials. The faculty member may take a leadership role in the further development of courses and offerings within the Wildlife Biology program. Experience with online teaching and learning is beneficial. Special consideration will be given to members of The Wildlife Society and/or the American Fisheries Society.
The successful applicant will exhibit a willingness to mentor undergraduate research projects. All full-time faculty at Keystone College serve as academic advisors and on College committees. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Scholarship, service to the College, a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentorship of students is expected of all candidates.
The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students and colleagues and have a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills and be self-motivated.
Keystone College is a private, co-educational college where emphasis is on undergraduate education, and importance is placed on faculty mentored student research projects. The Turock School of Arts and Sciences strives to maintain a personalized, student-centered approach to teaching and a collaborative approach to productive undergraduate research. Our degree programs include General Biology, Forensic Biology, Wildlife Biology, Environmental Biology, and Microbiology, Allied Health concentrations, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Resource Management, and Public Health.
Letters of application should include curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of undergraduate teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests. Official transcripts with college or university seal will be required prior to employment.
Please send applications materials to: Human Resources * Keystone College * One College Green * La Plume, PA 18440-1099 * email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.